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Basic How-To instructions and some tweet chat basics

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  1. 1. Inaugural Family Medicine Tweetchat#FamMedChat<br />Thursday 4/21/2011<br />9p EST<br />
  2. 2. Credit<br />Christian Sinclair MD (@ctsinclair) founder of #hpmtweetchat (9PM EST, Wenesdays), who graciously allowed me to minimally modify this presentation from his original! <br />
  3. 3. HOW<br />Go to:<br />Login on Twitter if you have an account<br />Watch everyone chat<br />Chime in when you want<br />Retweet the smart stuff<br />#fammedchatis added to each tweet at the end<br />via Tweetchat<br />
  4. 4. Type your Tweet here<br />RT = Re-tweet<br />#hpm automatically added<br />Lots o’ links!<br />Quick Use Buttons<br />Reply<br />Your own tweet<br />Re-Tweet<br />Feature/Block<br />Someone replying to you<br />Favorite Tweet<br />
  5. 5. Visual Example of a Tweetchat<br />Tweetchat<br />
  6. 6. Tweetchat<br />Group of people begin to have a conversation around a single hashtag<br />
  7. 7. Using Tweetchat they can all see the same thread<br />Tweetchat<br />
  8. 8. All the people following the individuals see only a few tweets with #hpm<br />Tweetchat<br />
  9. 9. Tweetchat<br />
  10. 10. Tweetchat<br />
  11. 11. Tweetchat<br />Passed on to 2,838 followers<br />
  12. 12. Quick Tweetchat Tips<br />Re-tweet good posts – Sign of endorsement<br />Re-tweet and comment – Conversation starter<br />Reply if you want more info<br />Follow people you find interesting<br />Tweet them once or twice during the week<br />
  13. 13. So why is something like this important?<br />A Tweetchat:<br />creates content that might spread<br />lures other people into the conversation<br />places you on the map<br />connects people<br />increases your sphere of influence<br />exposes you to new ideas and resources<br />is a place to get questions answered<br />